CENSUS 1841.
James Townsend 40, publican, not born in county
Hannah Townsend 18, born in county
Charles Townsend 17, gardener, born in county
Julia Townsend 10, born in county
Rachael Townsend 8, born in county
Amelia Townsend 5, born in county
George Townsend 3, born in county
Fred Townsend 4 months, born in county
Richard Drew 47, private in the army, not born in county

CENSUS 1851.
Robert Bickell 44, head married, licensed victualler, Devon
Mary Bickell 39, wife married, Bristol
Amelia Wright 20, servant unmarried, Brockworth Gloucestershire
Thomas King 18, servant unmarried, servant, Bristol

CENSUS 1861.
Robert Bickell 54, head married, licensed victualler, Lamerton Devon
Mary Bickell 49, wife married, St.Paul’s Bristol
Eliza Hodges 21, servant unmarried, domestic servant, Redcliff Bristol

CENSUS 1871.
William Norman 46, head married, licensed victualler, Somerset Clatworthy
Mary D. Norman 41, wife married, Devon Offwell
Jane Norman 9, daughter scholar, Gloucestershire Upper Easton

CENSUS 1881.
William Norman 56, head married, licensed victualler, Somerset Clatworthy
Mary D. Norman 51, wife married, Devon Offwell
Jane Norman 19, daughter unmarried, Bristol St.George
Minnie Norman 11, daughter, Devon Honiton

CENSUS 1891.
Frederick Keall 39, head married, licensed victualler, Bristol Redcliff
Laura Keall 38, wife married, Thornbury Gloucestershire
M. P. M. Keall 16, daughter single, pupil teacher, Bristol Redcliff
Clara R. M. Keall 14, daughter, pupil teatcher, Bristol St.Paul’s

CENSUS 1901.
Jeremiah O’Leary 63, head married, journeyman tailor and licensed victualler, Ireland
Catherine O’Leary 55, wife married, Bristol
Alice O’Leary 27, daughter single, assistant in business, Bermondsey London
Gertrude O’Leary 16, daughter single, assistant in business (barmaid) Bermondsey London

CENSUS 1911.

Catherine O'Leary 65, head widow, public house keeper, Bristol
Alice O'Leary 34, daughter single, assisting in the business, London Bermondsey
Gertrude O'Leary 26, daughter single, assisting in the business, London Bermondsey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BELL Hillgrove Street

1792 - 94. Ann Yem
1800. Stephen Yem
1806. John Yem
1816 - 23. John Wood
1826 - 34. William Hunt
1837. Hannah Hunt
1839 - 42. James Townsend
1842 - 44.. William Williams
1847 - 48. Edward Gillett
1849 - 69. Robert Bickell
1871. John Leworthy
1871 - 89. William Norman
1891 - 94. Frederick Keall
1896 - 1904. Jeremiah O’Leary
1906 - 21. Catherine O’Leary
1925 - 31. Alice O’Leary
1935. Ronald Harris
1937 - 53. Catherine Mary Dodge
1953. Samuel Hooper
1975. P. E. Griffiths


Still trading, the Bell is situated in the stretch of Hillgrove Street between Jamaica Street and Dalton Square. This picture was taken by Glen Young in 1995.  A 1930's view of the Bell can be seen
here




 

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